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Celebrate New Year's Eve In Saratoga Springs: Find Top Events, Parties & Things To Do

Can't wait to ring in 2019? The New Year will soon be upon us, which means now is the time to start making your New Year's Eve plans. If you don't want to spend the evening in your living room, then leave the house and celebrate in Saratoga Springs. From parties to First Night, there are plenty of ways you can make the end of 2018 memorable in the Spa City.

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Experience First Night Saratoga

Each year in Downtown Saratoga, Saratoga Arts holds a city-wide celebration on New Year's Eve called First Night Saratoga. This event is recognized as New York State's largest New Year's Eve celebration outside of NYC, and roughly 15,000 people attend each year.

What makes First Night Saratoga special is that it's also a celebration of the region's rich arts scene. Attendees can enjoy live music, dancing, shows, mind arts, and many other events happening all night long in Saratoga Springs. Not only that, but the event will conclude with a grand fireworks display that you won't soon forget.

Attend a New Year's Eve Party or Event

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New Year's Eve is one of the biggest party nights of the year, and Saratoga Springs is one of the best places to be in the Capital Region. Below, we've rounded up some of the city's can't-miss parties and events.

New Year's Events: 2018-19

Ring in 2019 at Vapor

Head over to Vapor Nightclub at Saratoga Casino Hotel and party at a high energy event. Featuring live music by the New York Players, this New Year's Eve party will be highlighted by the biggest balloon drop in the Capital Region.

New Year's Eve at Prime

Join Prime at Saratoga National for an amazing New Year's Eve celebration! Guests will be able to enjoy four hours of premium open bar, live music from DJ Playground, a dessert station, balloon drop, and much more.

Forthlin Road New Year's Eve Bash

Forthlin Road is back at The Parting Glass to help ring in the New Year. Come by and join in the fun! There will be live music and cocktails starting at 9:00pm.

New Year's Eve Bash at Longfellows

Don't miss out on Longfellows' 7th Annual New Year's Eve Bash! Starting at 7:30pm, there will be cocktails, dinner, and dancing with DJ service provided by Chris Wright.

New Year's Eve at The Comedy Works

Have a blast at The Comedy Works' fun-filled New Year's Eve dinner and show. Space is limited to 100 guests, and admission includes four hours of open bar, a delicious dinner, a hilarious comedy show, and more.

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Enjoy a Meal Out

Rather than cook your final meal of 2018, enjoy dinner and drinks inside a local Saratoga restaurant. While some places will be hosting festive New Year's Eve parties (with music and dancing), others are simply great choices for a relaxing sit-down dinner with family and friends.

Saratoga Springs is home to tons of excellent restaurants and bars where you can spend New Year's Eve. Check them out, make a reservation, and get ready for a great night out.

Book Your New Year's Eve Getaway

If you're planning to experience everything Saratoga Springs has to offer on New Year's Eve, then you may want to book a room and stay overnight. There are plenty of lodging options right in the heart of the Spa City, as well as just outside if you'd prefer. Find a place to stay now so you're prepared ahead of time!

Rather stay in? Plan a party at home »

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